Alcoholism Detox Portland ME

As with any addiction, there are physical effects when you stop drinking alcohol. Unpleasant symptoms are one of the dangers of alcoholism. Alcoholism detox symptoms can include, nausea, vomiting, increased hand shaking, anxiety, insomnia, auditory and/or visual hallucinations, and even Grand Mal seizures.

Northeast Occupational Exchange
(207) 553-7056
62 Elm Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Community Substance Abuse Centers
(207) 221-2292
2300 Congress Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Transitions Counseling Inc
(888) 773-8886
222 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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City of Portland/Portland Public Hlth
(207) 874-8445
20 Portland Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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YAI
(207) 874-1060
54 Maple Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Serenity House Inc
(207) 774-2722
30 Mellen Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Access Team
(207) 780-0020
576 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Top of the Hill Counseling
(207) 780-8999
142 High Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Crossroads for Women
(207) 773-9931
66 Pearl Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Catholic Charities Maine
(207) 775-5671x5320
250 Anderson Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French

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Alcoholism Detox

One of the biggest steps in dealing with alcoholism is detox . It is often a process that’s feared because we hear so much about the negative symptoms. Detox, or detoxification is almost exactly what it sounds like. Any mood-altering substance such as alcohol is essentially a poison, therefore toxic. You need to go through alcoholic detox to make sure that your body is free of the toxic effects of alcohol and you can begin your journey of recovery.

How do you know if you need detox? The best way to find out is to talk to your doctor. He or she will interview you about your drinking, give you a thorough medical exam and help you determine if you need to go through detox. If you’ve been drinking quite heavily on a regular basis, you might. But don’t be scared of the process! You will have medical supervision throughout the process, and caring professionals will do their best to help make you comfortable.

The Alcoholism Detox Process

As with any addiction, there are physical effects when you stop drinking alcohol. Unpleasant symptoms are one of the dangers of alcoholism. Alcoholism detox symptoms can include, nausea, vomiting, increased hand shaking, anxiety, insomnia, auditory and/or visual hallucinations, and even Grand Mal seizures. A medically supervised detox is necessary to avoid the symptoms while the body frees itself from. There are medicines that can make you more comfortable as you recover from alcoholism detox. This is why you’ll need a doctor. But after y...

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